The Mash Those Buttons Show #19: Ghost of Tsushima Impressions, False Marketing, and Game Cost vs Development Cost
Ghost of Tsushima, The Last of Us Part II marketing, and the cost of games vs the cost of development....
We’re back after taking a week off! We discuss why we took a week off and how we are going to move going forward. We don’t spend too much time on that, and jump into Devolver Direct 2020 which wrapped up it’s multi-part story arch. They also surprised dropped Devolverland Expo, which may be a game changer and the next step in game marketing.
Ubisoft also did a digital conference, but it was a bit different than other; providing a deeper dive into their upcoming titles. Gave insight into how Watchdogs Legion will play, showed off the combat and stealth aspects of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, and officially announced Farcry 6.
Ending the show, we talk about Rockstar Games of the 2000s and how they’ve changed. More importantly, is it for the better or worse?
Jarret is Executive Director as well as one of the founding members of Mash Those Buttons. He plays all types of games, but tends to lean more toward FPS, Stealth, and Combat games.
Host of WoW! Talk! and The Tauren & The Goblin. Sometimes known as the Video Games Public Defender. Wants to play more Destiny and Marvel Heroes but WoW is all-consuming. Decent F2P Hearthstone player. Sad that he lost the Wii that had Wrecking Crew on it. Would be happy if the only game ever made was M.U.L.E. Gragtharr on Skywall-US. Garresque on Ravencrest-US.
Cory has been gaming ever since he fished an NES out of a trash can. A broad gamer who enjoys everything from FPS, Racing, RPGs, MMOS, RTS, World Building, Puzzles, Dating, Horror, Cooking, Sports. If its a game I will give it a try.
This week, we interview Champang808, an Apex Predator level player who topped out at rank #18 on console!
Tons of news to cover this week with the off-season rolling onwards! #OWL2021
This episode the hosts check out Sora, the Heidern trailer, Strive patch. Plus a Focus attack and Bison Mod.
This week the lads discuss their thoughts on the Battlefield 2042 Beta and the upcoming Hazard Mode.
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